Sangeet Natak Akademi announces Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar)

The General Council of Sangeet Natak Akademi elected 10 eminent personalities in the field of performing arts as Akademi Fellows. The General Council picked 128 artists from the field of Music, Dance, Theatre, Traditional/Folk/Tribal Music/Dance/Theatre, Puppetry, and Overall contribution/scholarship in the Performing Arts for the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) for the years 2019, 2020 & 2021.

  • The honor of Akademi Fellow carries Rs.3,00,000/- while the Akademi Award carries Rs 1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh), besides a Tamrapatra and Angavastram.

The following have been selected for the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship

  • Saroja Vaidyanathan
  • Sadanam Krishnan Kutty
  • Darshana Jhaveri
  • Chhannu Lal Mishra
  • A K C Natarajan
  • Swapan Chaudhuri
  • Malini Rajurkar
  • T. V. Gopalakrishnan
  • Teejan Bai
  • Bharat Gupt

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) 2019

Field of Activity: Music – 11

  • Vinayak Torvi Hindustani Vocal
  • Prem Kumar Mallick Hindustani Vocal
  • Chetan Kumar Joshi Hindustani Instrumental – Flute
  • Manju Nandan Mehta Hindustani Instrumental – Sitar
  • Charumathi Ramachandran Carnatic Vocal
  • Pala C.K. Ramachandran Carnatic Vocal
  • Mala Chandrasekhar Carnatic Instrumental – Flute
  • Trivandrum V Surendran Carnatic Instrumental – Mridangam
  • O. S. Arun Other Major Traditions of Music –

Field Of Activity: Dance -09

  • Vasundhara Doraswamy Bharatanatyam
  • Raghav Raj Bhatt & Mangla Bhatt Kathak
  • Kottakkal Nandakumaran Nair Kathakali
  • Manju Barggavee Kuchipudi
  • Sutapa Talukdar Odissi
  • Ranjumoni Saikia Sattriya
  • Nirmala Paniker Mohiniattam

Click here for the complete list of awardees

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